Business news & notes

Dutch Bros. Coffee locations will be donate all proceeds of coffee sales to the Muscular Dystrophy Association on May 9. The Carson City location is at 1449 S. Carson St.

Last year's event raised close to $60,000.

Bayliss and Associates LLC and Billing Solutions Incorporated of Carson City announced that William "Fergi" Fergus, Jr. has been named business development director for the two companies.

Sierra Veterinary Hospital, 1477 N. Saliman Road, has established Sierra Veterinary Specialists. This will allow the development of specialty services in the greater Northern Nevada/Northern California area while keeping a high level of referral veterinary communication and service.

Dr. Michael Dearmin will also join the hospital Monday.

For more information, call 885-1244.

The Micromanipulator Company, 1555 Forest Way, has started a nine-day work schedule and financial incentive to ease the environmental impact of commuting. One-third of their employees come from Reno or other outlying areas.

Southgate Coins, 5032 S. Virginia St., Reno is inviting all children younger than 12 to enter the 200-Year-Old Coin Giveaway Contest. This event challenges children to answer six questions related to the year 1808 for the chance of winning a half dollar minted in 1808 valued at $150. Entries are due by July 25. The winner will be selected Aug. 5.

For the contest questions and rules, contact Amy Williams at Southgate Coins at 322-4455 or

Karen Ashby has joined the team of advisers at Sperry Van Ness in Reno.

Young Business Professionals are hosting a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, at El Charro Avita, 4389 S. Carson St. For business professionals between ages 21 and 40.

Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare announced Devon Huning has been named as Partnership Program Coordinator for Nevada. This position, based at the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, is funded by the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service and the Nevada Comprehensive Cancer Control Program to serve the State of Nevada. Huning will collaborate with national, state and regional organizations to disseminate cancer information and develop cancer education programs that reach minority and medically underserved populations. She will work to bring cancer information to people who may have difficulties seeking health information because of educational, financial, language or other barriers.

The Internal Revenue Service has launched a year-long campaign to help educate new self-employed small business owners about federal tax responsibilities and about filing Schedule C Profit or Loss from Business, providing new Schedule C Profit or Loss from Business filers with improved and updated educational materials (including, small business workshops and other outreach events. The first event in the campaign is a free national phone forum, "Calling All First Time Schedule C Filers," on May 21. To get the latest information about other events and learn about new products and services as they become available, start a free subscription to e-News for Small Businesses visit at in your e-mail address and submit.

Empire Waste Systems was awarded the contract to haul and dispose of the recently demolished Carson City Sheriff's station. The city was responsible for all costs associated with the disposal of debris from the Sheriff Station. EWS took it upon themselves to recycle, reuse and recycle more than 80 percent of the entire structure (more than 2,500 tons) saving the Carson City more than $25,000 in hard disposal costs. The company has long-term plans of getting more involved with local schools to help promote an environmentally conscientious educational program that will teach the benefits of recycling and sound waste removal practices. EWS has proven the economic viability of recycling and the benefits it has to the community. For information, call 690-2158.


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